DARTS-THREAD

The emergence of the darts is not time accurately classify. Although the name of French origin, is suspected to the origin in England. The dart game as we know it today, looks back on a long history. The dart sport emerged at the end of the 19th century and was first known as a kind of pub game. Over the last decades it became to the great skill and Sports Tournament. Today, fans fill large halls to watch games, the Professional Darts Corparation (PDC) live. The mood in the tournaments is known and loved by spectators. The sport is also broadcast live on television. One of the most famous players is Phil Taylor, who endeared the sport at an even larger audience. Meanwhile, professional athletes the opportunity to win very large sums of money.

To play it, you need a dart board, secondly, each player has three darts. The sizes of the dartboard, the arrows and the throwing distances are governed by the Federation, the World Darts Federation (WDF) and can be read in the sports and competition regulations. The WDF belong to more than 60 nations. There are several game modes, but the game type 301/501 is preferred in tournament play. We inform and write in our blog about thread, we want to address at this point in more detail with the darts. A distinction is made between soft and darts Steel darts.

We inform and write in our blog about thread, we want to address at this point in more detail with the darts. A distinction is made between soft darts Steel darts.

The former has a plastic tip and is preferably used in dart machines. The tip is replaceable.

The latter are headed arrows – as the name suggests carbon steel or metal. As clearly visible in our photo, the point of Steel-Darts is also the Dart body. However, there are so-called pointer whose steel tip is replaceable. These darts are modified for dart machines.

To build is to say that a dart of four essential components:

1. Tip
2. Barrel
3. Shaft
4. Flight

(Metal) As already mentioned, between soft spikes (plastic) and boot tips distinction.

Basically there are two standardized thread sizes for soft tips:
2 BA (British Association)
Ø external mm Ø core hole mm pitch mm
4,70 3,73 0,81

¼ BSP (British Standard Fine / Whitworth fine thread)
Ø external mm Ø core hole mm pitch mm
6,350 5,300 0,977

An exception are the darts of the mark M3 (Caution! Here the dart brand is meant M3 and not the thread type M3). The tips of the mark M3 have different from the tips of the competition no outer thread, but a special internal threads.

When Steeldart the tip is integrated into the barrel and has thus built thread only between Dartkörper and stem a 2 BA.

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